heterotactic

[ het-er-uh-tak-tik ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk tɪk /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by heterotaxis.

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Also het·er·o·tac·tous, het·er·o·tax·ic [het-er-uh-tak-sik]. /ˌhɛt ər əˈtæk sɪk/.

Origin of heterotactic

hetero- + Greek takt(ós) fixed, ordered, arranged (Compare tássein to arrange) + -ic
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